NC A&T defeats UNC Greensboro 77-68
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Bruce Beckford scored 21 points, Sam Hunt had 20, and North Carolina A&T defeated UNC Greensboro 77-68 on Wednesday.
Beckford was 7 of 11 from the floor with two 3-pointers, was 5 of 6 from the line and grabbed six rebounds. Hunt was 4 of 8 beyond the arc and perfect on six free throw attempts. Joshea Singleton scored 16 points while Ahmad Abdullah added 12 points, six boards and five assists.
Freshman Francis Alonso led UNCG (3-4) with 25 points, going 7 of 13 from beyond the arc. RJ White added 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting.
NC A&T (2-7) led by seven with 7:39 left in the first half, and closed on a 15-7 run to stretch the lead to 44-29 at intermission.
UNC Greensboro got it to six with 2:21 left, but could get no closer down the stretch.